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Old 10-04-2015, 10:29 PM   #11
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My previous htt allowed me to run heat and a/c. If you have that option give it a try. New htt has a single thermostat. So I bought a small dehumidifier. Ran it all summer with the a/c and it still pulled moisture out of the air. Next weekend will be the big test. <50 degrees and pouring rain should be a moisture challenge.
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Old 10-05-2015, 01:10 AM   #12
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Has anyone here tried using Cedar Breather under their mattresses?
never heard of it and never seen anyone use it, in the 11 years i've been on various Hybrid forums.
looks like it might be worth trying. it looks to work similar to products used on boats, under the mattresses.

any idea how much it cost?
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It's probably posted somewhere. We had a HB and had to clean/remove/kill the mold (mainly black) in the hinges often. When we traded up, the first place the dealer looked was the hinges, second under the mattresses, then around the canvas. All RVs have to breath - have to air circulation.
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never heard of it and never seen anyone use it, in the 11 years i've been on various Hybrid forums.
looks like it might be worth trying. it looks to work similar to products used on boats, under the mattresses.

any idea how much it cost?
I priced it out at $189 a roll directly through the manufacturer. Slightly higher on amazon. I found a post on it on the forums a couple of months back and can't locate it again.
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It's probably posted somewhere. We had a HB and had to clean/remove/kill the mold (mainly black) in the hinges often. When we traded up, the first place the dealer looked was the hinges, second under the mattresses, then around the canvas. All RVs have to breath - have to air circulation.
X2. Hard siders don't notice it since it doesn't drip on their heads while trying to sleep. But, that condensation has to go somewhere. If you see it on your windows you can bet it's in your walls. I'm sure those that have had the sides come unglued or wavy as you look down them, it's do to condensation trapped in the walls.
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We had a HB.
What's a HB?
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X2. Hard siders don't notice it since it doesn't drip on their heads while trying to sleep. But, that condensation has to go somewhere. If you see it on your windows you can bet it's in your walls. I'm sure those that have had the sides come unglued or wavy as you look down them, it's do to condensation trapped in the walls.
Unless your wall's insulation value is equal to your windows insulation value (i.e., almost nil - which is unlikely), you won't necessarily have condensation on your walls just because it's on your windows. The moisture condenses on surfaces which are colder than the dew point temperature. The dew point temperature changes based on actual temperature and the humidity. So unless it's REALLY cold outside, or you're running close to 100% relative humidity, your walls are probably warmer than the dew point.

I'm also assuming they've installed a moisture barrier in the walls, but I have no idea if that's true - I just hope it's true! (Vacuum-bonding MUST mean it's moisture-proof, doesn't it? )
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We do a lot of dry camping and proper ventilation has for the most part kept condensation at bay - until this past week in the Adirondacks with a waterfront site. Had 15 hours of steady rain in 55 temp and a cold front moved in overnight. Rain stopped, but temp. dropped suddenly to 34. I woke up to looking at actual large drops suspended from the canvas. Took a couple of towels to remove.


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Have PUGs and bought this, which has been great so far. Big test will be this weekend. Rain expected and lows nearing 40. Plus, us=4, in laws of two, niece, and two grandsons (nevermind about the 95 lb lab couch potato).
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Have PUGs and bought this, which has been great so far. Big test will be this weekend. Rain expected and lows nearing 40. Plus, us=4, in laws of two, niece, and two grandsons (nevermind about the 95 lb lab couch potato).
deartruc, are you planning to use the propane furnace for the weekend? If you use a ceramic heater or two instead of the propane furnace they won't add to the moisture problem like the furnace. The dehumidifier should be helpful either way with that many people in the trailer.
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